TOWN OF PARIS — Piper the black Labrador, who went missing after a motor vehicle crash on Route 12 on Wednesday, has been found safe and reunited with her owner.
Sheriff’s deputies said Michael Merriman lost control of his vehicle in the rain on Route 12 at about 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, and the vehicle rolled over off the west shoulder. Merriman was treated at the scene for a minor cut, while his dog, Piper was missing.
The public was asked to keep their eyes open for Piper and authorities said she was spotted in a yard on Kohler Road Friday morning. Deputies recognized the pooch from her description and Merriman was called to the scene for a happy reunion, authorities stated.